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Address: Saltwell Park, East Park Road, | Gateshead, Gateshead NE9 5AX, England
Phone Number: 0191 433 3267
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I have experience of this park for over thirty years and even after the cuts the council have attempted to keep it maintained and a focal point for the town. it is a credit for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I have experience of this park for over thirty years and even after the cuts the council have attempted to keep it maintained and a focal point for the town. it is a credit for the town.

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Hexham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Wonderful park in the middle of Gateshead. Not the most accessible but well worth a visit. Lovely café in Saltwell towers, well landscaped in the traditional Victorian style - open meadow, boating lake, tree lined walks etc. It's a large park so doesn't ever feel crowded. Great place to unwind.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Haven't been to Saltwell Park in a few years and I've clearly been missing out! The park itself is stunning and beautifully maintained throughout! Plenty to see and do as you enjoy a walk round from the Japanese Garden to the animal farm or even the maze. Well worth a visit if you haven't been, especially in the nice weather

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

As a person originally from the countryside this park is some much needed green space in amongst the seemingly endless terraces of houses. Lovely on a summers day for a few hours of fresh air and a lovely little cafe is also reasonably priced.

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Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I vaguely recall visiting Saltwell Park in the early 80s and seeing an actual plane in the park for children to play in. I thought it was the best park in the world. 20 odd years later I moved from Newcastle to Gateshead. Saltwell Park is now at the bottom of my street. The plane has long gone, but the... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

There are numerous reasons to go to Saltwell Park. The long walks, the gardens, the tower. A chat to the ducks, a moment of peace and tranquility, usually early on in the day. If you want noisy activity go on Saturday, if a quiet stroll is what you are after go on any early morning(MARCH 30th TO OCTOBER 25th Mon-Sun... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We spent a pleasurable afternoon here with our Grandchildren. The park is clean and well kept and dogs are welcome on a lead. Several play areas cater for different ages there is a boating lake with ducks and a maze. There are lots of picnic tables and an ice cream van which sells amazing ice cream !

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I first visited this park when I was 2 years old. Not that I can remember but growing up in Gateshead I was a regular visitor. The park hasn't really changed much over the years. With its fine lake and beautiful gardens I could walk around for hours as I sometimes did when playing the wag from school in the... More 

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Hampshire, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I have recently visited this park for the second time. 1st was 2 winters ago and it was magical. This time it was a warm few days and I still love this park. Vast open grassy spaces, inflatable bouncy castle for kids. A few different playgrounds, and of course the lake. Sadly it had a lot of dark green algae... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great for walks and picnic. Quite big in size and have loads of events through out the year. It is hidden gem in Gateshead.

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Address: Saltwell Park, East Park Road, | Gateshead, Gateshead NE9 5AX, England
Phone Number: 0191 433 3267
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Gateshead

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